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Hull#753

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Stanchion Sealant
« on: April 17, 2001, 06:51:34 PM »

Could BLUE MOON bear the honor of 1st boat with technical questions on the new & improved C34D?
 
 I lieu of calling Factory, does anyone recommend TYPE of sealant, i.e. particular BRAND for re-bedding straightened stanchion onto deck?
 
 Thanks, John
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Roc

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Type/brand
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2001, 05:10:52 AM »

I would use either LIFECAULK or 3M 4200.  My preference would be Lifecaulk.
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sselinger

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Stanchion Sealant
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2001, 05:40:34 PM »

If you are trying to seal the stanchions with the thru deck vents for the hold tank or water tank, I have found very little which works for any length of time. The best fix I found, suggested by the surveyor, is to make a gasket out of a .125" neoprene. Then seal both sides with any good sealant.
 
 Steve Selinger
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